Discusses how to use cosmetics to achieve different looks...
|Title||:||The Art of Makeup|
|Number of Pages||:||360 Pages|
|File Size||:||581 KB|
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The Art of Makeup Reviews
I was attracted to the title of the book initially--"snow country" just sounded lovely, and I was not disappointed. The descriptive prose was lush and silky smooth, even while taking on a crisp distant feeling. The descriptions of the snow and the harshness of the landscape took on an almost mythical feeling, which made the sharp unsteadiness of Komako's character even more pronounced--in a way, she reminded me of Daisy Buchanan from the Great Gatsby. There's a lot I don't fully understand about this novel, and a lot I need to reflect on--but the snow country was a beautiful, starkly poignant place to dwell for a while.
Doomed relationship between a geisha and a wealthy, shallow dilettante. Features some of the most beautiful and lyrical writing I've ever encountered. In some ways, the novel is like a great painting. A masterpiece but it's hard to care about the people portrayed.
I read this 50 years ago while in Japan and was captivated. Somehow, it has lost its mystery since then. Why? Still puzzled. Nevertheless, a newcomer to Kawabata may find what I found when I first read it. Have always loved Japan and suggest people interested in the country read more Japanese.
This is a beautifully sad book. Kawabata is a marvelous writer. The reason I gave four stars rather than five may rest more with me than with the book - so much that is important in the book is implicit and subtle. A bit too subtle at time for my Western sensibilities. This is a book I should probably read a second time.
I bought this for my mom for Christmas because she always checked it out from the library for me at least twice a month as a kid. It always scared me to be honest, but I enjoyed it. Very funny book about staying positive.
SNOW COUNTRY, the masterpiece of 1968 Nobel laureate Yasunari Kawabata, deserves its place among the finest novels of the 20th century. A tale of a heart-wrenching love affair between a wandering playboy and a geisha in a remote hot spring in Japan's northwest, SNOW COUNTRY quickly becomes more than it seems with the addition of a strange other girl, omnipresent even when she is offstage.
While his other books are more of a how to on make up, this is more of an art book than a guide. Kevyn Aucoine was a master of the art, no question, and he made some of the most beautiful faces ever captured on film. The average so and so will never use things like face tape, false eyelashes, and spirit gum. I'm one of the rare few who isn't in theater and uses those things on occation for a fancy dress occation! You have to know what you're doing for some of these looks. Plus, the finished product was meant to be photographed rather than seen by the public in a normal setting. Enjoy the finished products for what they are, but take care if and when putting together.
This 1956 Nobel Prize winning book has become a classic. It is set in the snow country of Japan, an area which is cold and frosty for most of the year. This of course is a metaphor for the relationship between two lovers. The man is a wealthy businessman from Tokyo who leaves his wife and children several times a year to visit the snow country where he spends his time enjoying the baths. The woman is a young geisha who has to go to parties and entertain men but falls in love with the businessman. Often, she is drunk. Always she is needy. However, he does not return her passion.